- ADMONISH (VERB): warn
Synonyms: berate, chide
Antonyms: laud, praise
Example Sentence: He was admonished by his teacher.
- ABOMINABLE (ADJECTIVE): loathsome
Synonyms: abhorrent, atrocious
Antonyms: desirous, pleasing
Example Sentence: It was such an abominable sight.
- AMBIGUITY (NOUN): uncertainty of meaning
Synonyms: doubt, vagueness
Antonyms: clarity, certainty
Example Sentence: The students detect no ambiguity in the speech delivered by the master.
- ADJOURN (VERB): stop a proceeding
Synonyms: delay, postpone
Antonyms: carry out, continue
Example Sentence: The sentence was adjourned for a social inquiry report.
- AUSPICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): advantageous
Synonyms: felicitous, opportune
Antonyms: unpromising, unsuitable
Example Sentence: It was not the most auspicious moment to hold a meeting.
- BALEFUL (ADJECTIVE): shy
Synonyms: coy, diffident
Antonyms: bold, unabashed
Example Sentence: I am a baleful person.
- BEHOLD (VERB): observe
Synonyms: see, view
Antonyms: ignore, overlook
Example Sentence: She was beholding her little baby’s feet.
- BLANDISH (VERB): flatter
Synonyms: adulate, cajole
Antonyms: disparage, bully
Example Sentence: The boss said to the employee, “don’t blandish me unnecessarily.”
- BOURGEOIS (ADJECTIVE): commonplace
Synonyms: materialistic, philistine
Antonyms: adventurous, imaginative
Example Sentence: He is from a bourgeois family.
- CONCEIT (NOUN): egotism
Synonyms: arrogance, complacence
Antonyms: humility, modesty
Example Sentence: Trisha was puffed up with conceit.